Saturday, March 9, 2013

aDaigneault #3 - Maskull Lasserre

Maskull Lasserre is a Canadian born artist who works in drawing and sculpture. He has a BFA in visual arts and philosophy from Mount Allison University and a MFA in sculpture from Concordia University. His work incorporates the strange and unexpected into the everyday.

bronze, violin
31 x 8 x 10 in

Six Shot - Six String
wood, strings, hardware, flocking, 357 cal revolver
26 x 13 x 16 in

door, rolling pin
38 x 14 x 80 in
His two most common motifs are musical instruments and skulls and/or bones and he's most well-known for his projects involving carved animals, people and insects in various objects. The juxtaposition of intricate anatomical forms with mundane household things adds a macabre reanimation into inanimate stuff.

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